• Islets in the (blood)stream

    Collagen-shrouded blobs of pancreatic cells could treat diabetes.

    The image above shows a tiny blob or islet of pancreatic cells packaged in a collagen solution. When injected into mi...

    Biology September 4, 2018
  • Pancreatic plumbing

    Blood supply is all-important for the survival of transplanted tissue.

    We’re one step closer to growing organs from our own cells after researchers from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital ...

    Biology May 8, 2018
  • Artificial pancreas may improve treatment

    Review finds AI systems are better than injections.

    An artificial pancreas delivers better outcomes or people with type 1 diabetes than manual injections, according to a...

    Medicine April 22, 2018
  • Kill gut bacteria to battle pancreatic cancer

    Massive bloom in gut microbiome hampers anti-tumour immune reactions.

    Using antibiotics to remove bacteria populations might significantly improve treatment outcomes for people with a typ...

    Biology March 22, 2018
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